A film by Asher Flatt and Ram Alluri
What does it take to save a species from extinction?
This film started with the simple turn of a page. A chapter from a book, by the British wildlife legend Gerald Durrell, had caught our eye. He described his journey into one of the most remote and beautiful places in New Zealand, the Murchison Mountains of Fiordland. In this wilderness of trees and tussock he’d had an encounter with one of the rarest birds in New Zealand.
His vivid words had fired up our imaginations. We had to know more about this mysterious place and its even more mysterious inhabitant, the takahe.
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